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How do I add formatted code to a Microsoft Word document?

I need to write a document in MS-Word 2007 that contains a lot of examples of VB.NET and C# code. What is the best way of getting the code to look reasonable in the document? What styles etc do ...
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How can I embed programming source code in Powerpoint slide and keep code highlighting?

Is it possible to embed programming source code to Powerpoint slide, and keep code highlighting/coloring?
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Are there any plugins for Microsoft Word to format source code samples inside a regular document?

I need to write a technical document in Microsoft Word, with source code samples sprinkled throughout the text. Is there any way, without leaving Microsoft Word (maybe a plugin?), to format the ...
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Is there a way to have syntax highlighting or code blocks with Evernote?

How do you take notes on code snippets and or command line sequences in Evernote (Mac or PC)? Is there a way to have code blocks like the 'Code Sample' buttons here: example Any way to have colored ...
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Notepad++ code outline as Eclipse's outline

Folding and unfolding blocks of code helps, but in bigger files I really want to have the outline overview of a class and its methods. So, is there a plugin or anything for Notepad++ that I can have ...
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Is there a way for elegant source code listings in OpenOffice.org Writer?

I have tried to insert source code as listings in OpenOffice.org Writer, but it just doesn't work in an acceptable way. If space is not enough for an line, it breaks that line automatically into the ...
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Where to find Windows 8 Modern UI apps source code?

Or Metro UI As an amateur web developer I'm intrested in building native apps for windows 8 with HTML5 and CSS. But It would be nice to see the source code of the apps that I have and which language ...
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Is there free OCR software that works well for source code?

I am trying to convert the screenshot given in this Stack Overflow question to a textual representation. I already did it by hand, but I'd like not to have to do that sort of thing again in the ...
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Beautiful paper prints with Emacs

Is it possible to get beautiful prints in GNU Emacs? By default using M-x print-buffer the output looks ugly, with big fonts and no margin. For source code it would be nice to get a pretty font, ...
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How to change Opera's source search highlighting color?

Opera offers brilliant incremental search while searching ona website but when it comes to source searching ( Right button click -> Source -> Search ) it is not so beautiful. By default : when ...
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How to remove a package I compiled and installed manually?

I recently compiled and installed Git on a new install of Mac OS 10.6 but it didn't install the documentation. I now realize I should've used the precompiled package offered here: ...
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Download GIMP and view the source code on a Mac

I would like to download GIMP (the open source graphics application) onto my Mac. I don't want to run GIMP but rather view the source code. I have a vague understanding of tar balls (.tar.bz2) and ...
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Where can the Ubuntu source code be found?

I am trying to find where the source code for Ubuntu is located. I looked on google and found the answer. Apparently it is in the file /usr/src/linux. I have looked for this file but I cannot find it. ...
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Can't checkout source from Google Code

I'm trying to check out the project source for MoreLINQ Here's what it says on the site: Non-members may check out a read-only working copy anonymously over HTTP. svn checkout ...
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Where can I find the source code for the program called useradd?

I am running SLED 11, and I want to understand what the useradd command does and how it does what it does. I know that SLED 11 is built from OpenSuSE 11.1 and I would be more than satisfied with the ...
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What is a binfilter?

OpenOffice.org download options page lists a source archive file named "binfilter". What is a binfilter?
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How to share malicious source code?

I have a client whose site (not one I developed) is infected by a trojan/malicious code. I have asked him to send me the dirty files in a zip but either Gmail or unzipping is blocking them. I've ...
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Notepad++ sources

Is there a way to get Notepad++ source code?
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Lightweight source code beautifier [closed]

I am looking for a lightweight PHP prettyprint (beautification) tool. In Netbeans, I can Right-click and select Format to format source code. Is there a text editor with the same capability?
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How to view the final computed CSS, including overrides such as high contrast settings?

Is there any such tool? For example, I want to see all styles applied for BODY tag. I know it does not make it readable. In my case, there are several options which can dynamically change CSS either ...
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Programming in Windows 8

I am a semi-experienced Linux user and I write my software explicitly from command line. If I need a compiler, I simply sudo-apt-get it, if I need to run a code I just execute it from command line and ...
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can /usr/src be a sym link?

I want to store all source code of programs I have installed in /usr/src. However, due to size of the drive I made a sym link /usr/src that points to ~/src. That was nice. Unfortunately, that caused ...
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Code Snippet Manager for Mac

What is the best code snippet manager for OS X? I don't mind paying so if there are really good ones that you have to pay for then I dont mind. I have heard of Snippet and Code Collector Pro. Are ...
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How to view html source in Thunderbird when “Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64”?

I press Ctrl+U in the Icedove (Thunderbird), and see plaintext. Last two headers are: Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8 Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 and the rest data is encoded. How to ...
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Looking for a web-based SVN code browser (alternative for Trac); anything like Google Code? [closed]

I'm using Trac as a web interface to an internal SVN repository. The source code browser is not the best one, so I'm looking for an alternative. Ideally, I'd like to have an interface similar to ...
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How to get Linux kernel vermagic from a source tree?

It is used when installing to /lib/modules It is printed after make modules_install Part of it is returned by scripts/setlocalversion. How to just get it without running make modules_install?
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Automatic package recompilation on apt-get upgrade

Is it possible to achieve the following setup with apt-get on debian based distros, particulary Ubuntu: I need to compile a package from source (like apt-get source ). Before compilation, I need to ...
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Is there any way to change Bitbucket code highlighting

I like the code coloring in Github so that keywords gets highlighted when view source code. But in Bitbucket i see very light color and almost no diff between codes , keywords etc. very bad color ...
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1answer
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Changing Opera's source search highlighting color?

I'm running Opera 12.01 and the highlighting color for source searching is a very very faint gray - barely distinguishable. After looking at this thread How to change Opera's source search ...
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Indicate wrapping of long code lines in Word 2007

I'm using Word 2007 and inserting code into a document. I have a style with a fixed-width font and light grey background and all, and I use Notepad++ for syntax highlighting. My problem is with ...
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1answer
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How to prevent Live Writer from messing up <code>

I am trying out Windows Live Writer, and it seems to be pretty cool. But, how can I prevent it from encoding characters between <code> tags when switching between Edit and Source? Is there a ...
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Where can I collaborate with my friend on source code in real time?

I mean, other than a conference room :) Using google docs, I can upload any kind of file and view it with other people, watch them edit it in real time, with a live chat happening in the same window. ...
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Emacs: displaying list of subroutines/functions/classes in a source file

I have been using a little-known editor called "FTE" (or eFTE) for years; it has a nice utility that can display the list of the subroutines/functions/classes (or any such thing--depending on what ...
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How to prevent Firefox from opening up too many tabs

I wanted to view .cpp source code in FireFox so I selected FireFox as the application to open it with and checked "always do this" but when I clicked the link new tabs kept opening up and wouldn't ...
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Is there a way to extract the source code from deb or rpm packages?

I find that this would be very useful in certain situations in which I want to install software in a different way, or change flags, or not let the software manager know the program has been installed ...
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Where should I put the source files?

I am starting to develop a custom kernel modules, so I have the two related organizational questions: Where should I put all my source files? I keep the sources in home directory now ...
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Mercurial for Source Control (and backup) instead of Subversion

Currently I'm using Subversion for keeping source changes centralized and also as a single point of backup. All users commit changes to the server and the server is backed up. I'm wondering how ...
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Where do you find the Bash source files of programs in Linux/Mac OSX?

I am currently writing some convenience methods for my terminal in my bash_profile and am sure if what I am writing is "the best way". I figure a good way to verify whether what I'm doing is right or ...
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1answer
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How to collapse or expand source code in vim?

How to collapse or expand source code in vim on HTML, PHP, etc? EDIT: I know the basic folding command but what I need is something much more advance and intelligent such as in Visual Studio. I think ...
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1answer
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How to relocate our source code from Vista running VisualSVN Server to Windows 7 running VisualSVN Server?

I have been using VisualSVN Server without any problem on Vista. When it is time to change everything to Windows 7, I wonder what's the best way to do that? Is it best to "check in" all the code ...
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1answer
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How can I detect misspelled words in source code?

I have been given some code written by a developer that could not spell to save his life. For example, in the OUTPUT of the program, he has spelled the word 'circular' as both "Circual" and ...
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1answer
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Enabling syntax highlighting for LESS in Programmer's Notepad?

When I don't feel like firing up the Visual Studio behemoth, or when I don't have it installed, I always turn to Programmer's Notepad. It's an amazingly light and fast little text editor, with the ...
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Source-code formatting: statements on one line

Is there a way, or tool, or add-in, to automatically format code so that each statement is on a single line and not word-wrapped across multiple lines? For example: Before: // Store our custom ...
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Installing specific Not-In-Repository version of python-dev within virtualenv without using VCS

I have read the question : How can I install python-dev without sudo? However it does not quite cover the issues I am facing. I have a Debian 6.0.9 server with system python 2.6.6 installed. ...
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How to on Ubuntu synchronize software built from source?

I have three computers with Ubuntu. I know how that there's a way to synchronize packages installed from the Ubuntu Software Center, but... what if I want to synchronize software from source? Do you ...
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Visual Studios 2010 source config issues

I have a VS solution set up with my own code. My code also uses some third party code which I have access to, but do not want to put into my project. However, I do want to be able to look at the other ...
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Disabling automatic footnotes in Emacs org-mode

I have some LaTeX inside an org-mode file that is wrapping a Ruby code snippet and providing nice color formatting, which looks kind of like this: #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} ...
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What is the best way to protect PHP source code? [closed]

I have checked a several options, but enough information is still lacking to make a decision. There are mainly 3 options for a paid-for-encryption software (zend, ioncube, sourceguardian) For the ...
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PostgreSQL installed from source, no pg_config alias

So I installed pgsql 9.0.10 on Ubuntu 12.10 from source (./configure, make, make install). It all went well, created /usr/local/pgsql/ and everything that it should contain, but I have encountered one ...
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How to uninstall a program that was not installed using the package manager?

So, I installed canto Atom/RSS reader using the source from the official website, but it was throwing me errors so I installed it using apt-get (this worked). Now, I want to uninstall the original but ...